Unit Description: House for 2+1 persons on 2 floors, 120 sqm. Ground floor: beautiful living/dining room with accomodation for one person (bed-couch),fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower and lavatory. First floor: spacious living/sleeping area with a double bed. Central heating. Terrace with table and chairs.
Overall Property Description: Off the main tourist tracks, situated in the south-eastern part of Tuscany and close to Lake Trasimeno, Polvano was built three hundred years ago and is still owned by the Polvani family, who restored the estate recently. Great care was applied to maintain the estate’s architectural characteristics and particularly the scenery, and 6 comfortable apartments were equipped to create the perfect environment for your holidays in Tuscany. Surrounded by wooded hills and olive trees you can relax in absolute tranquillity, relax at the spacious swimming pool and discover nature by bike or by undertaking extended walks. Distances: Nearby cities of Cortona (21 km), Arezzo (24 km), Siena (67 km) and Florence (97 km) are easily accessible if you feel like enjoying culture, history or going shopping. The small medieval town of Castiglion Fiorentino, just 8 kms away, offers: Etruscan excavations, the gothic church of San Francesco, the Pinacoteca and many works of important Italian artists and goldsmith of the 13th and 14th century that are exhibited at the local museum. We are looking forward to welcoming you to Polvano. Polvano, situated on a hilltop (345 m. above sea level), has splendid views overlooking the Val di Chio, silvery, up to a certain altitude, with beautiful olive groves The old town, of Castiglion Fiorentino, the main place of the valley, located 8 km from Polvano, overlooked by the Torre del Cassero and surrounded by the city walls, preserves its medieval structure along with valuable artistic and historical works dating back as early as Etruscan times. It is ideally located on the border between Tuscany and Umbria, making it easy to get to the main cities in central Italy. Tourists can also enjoy typical genuine cooking and find local organic produce, as well as a variety of craft products. At guests' disposal: Baby bed and high chair available free of charge. A shared laundry room with washing machine, iron and ironing board are at the guests' disposal. Upon request, child's beds are available for all apartments. Should you wish to hire a bicycle, please inform the owner in good time. Polvano is situated in a rural setting, and the estate`s farming is done organically, i. e. without any chemicals. The property also offers a large room, with fireplace and table and chairs for 20 people, available on request. The pool (6x12 depth 1.20-2.40) is open from the end of May until the end of September. This period may slightly change, depending on weather conditions. Deckchairs are available, but guests are requested to bring along their own bath towels (for the pool). Each apartment has got a terrace, which is furnished with a table and chairs. Since ancient times, one of the Polvano valley’s most prominent characteristics is olive trees. Today, Italy’s best olives grow in Tuscany, where climate, ground conditions and a very careful selection of fruit permit a definitively superior olive oil. Polvano is renowned for its excellent varieties of “Frantoiano” and “Moraiolo”, which are grown ecologically.